Need Advise!!!

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by sgoalie23, Mar 20, 2004.

  1. sgoalie23

    sgoalie23 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 195

    I just bought a Lazer Z and want to pick up more clients. Any suggestions as to picking up the most number of clients. I have 15 right now but am looking for 30. Low number because i still am in high school.
     
  2. Pecker

    Pecker LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,454

    Ask your customers if they know anyone who needs your services. Your work will speak for itself.
     
  3. GrassFearsMe

    GrassFearsMe LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 340

    Get clients from your customers and try door to door. If you really want to you can give the new ppl a free first cut to entice them see what happens.
     
  4. bastalker

    bastalker LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 965

    Get the legs going, an saturate the area with flyers. Run an ad in the local newspaper. Drive around an put flyers in the newspaper boxes. Put ads up in local stores....

    Its not rocket science, as Emeril says....
     
  5. Runner

    Runner LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 13,494

    Tell your customers that you will give them $30 for each referral you get from them. That should work out to an average of about one cut. People LOVE money! I've seen this done several times, like with $20.
     
  6. metro-hp_48

    metro-hp_48 LawnSite Senior Member
    from TN
    Posts: 874

    That deff. does work, Runner!
     
  7. competitiveimageland

    competitiveimageland LawnSite Member
    Posts: 192

    thats a good idea their RUNNER
     
  8. Mlc gmc03

    Mlc gmc03 LawnSite Senior Member
    from Indiana
    Posts: 324

    yes deffinitly your current customers are your best source of new ones thye would be my first shot
     
  9. sgoalie23

    sgoalie23 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 195

    I geatly appreciate the advise, my flyers do work. Basically they say i want to go to an Ivy League school, and my Dad is too cheap to pay. Basically true though.
     
  10. locutus

    locutus LawnSite Bronze Member
    from NC
    Posts: 1,266

    I never have trouble getting clients. My problem is weeding out the troublesome ones, which is likely to happen to you if you are not careful about who you take on as a customer. I routinely cull out the clients that cause me more problems than they are worth. Most of my new accounts are by word of mouth. I like it that way.
     

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